Advanced oral and written English
June 12th, 2013
People are not keeping their thoughts, beliefs and opinions for their own anymore. Nowadays they make themselves heard, putting their voice out to the public. From the sixties on, they started to gather around, get involved in politics and even protest, so they can stand up for their rights. However, at times these protests can become very violent, as they try to show their discontent. In other words people are normally using violence, so their points of view are taken into account. According to the American Psychological Association, violence “is an extreme form of aggression, such as assault, rape or murder”. (Encyclopedia of Psychology, 2010). There are several important characters, which have been influenced our history specifically upon violence and non-violence issues, some of these are Malcolm x and Cesar Chavez. These two persistent men have a very different way of thinking how they should obtain their goals. That is to say, that Malcolm X believes that sometimes violence is a necessary means to an end, in contrast Cesar Chavez recommend a nonviolent point of view.
El-hajj Malik El– Shabazz was born in Omaha Nebraska on May 19th, 1925. Due to the fact that he was raised in a very racist environment, where people were segregated because of their skin color, in other words the African Americans were getting separated from the White People, treating the African Americans as being second-class citizens. An example of this inequality is when the African Americans wanted to take a bus, in a case in which they were not allowed to sit in the front part of the bus or they just had to hand over their sits so the White Ones could sit on, they were not allowed either to eat in the same restaurant where the white people did, so they actually had their own places where they could hang out with others African Americans, but they were not only treated like this, but also they were...